Winnipeg Blue Bombers Football Cards

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Picture Set # Card Title/Players Pro Team Position College Honors Notes Est. Retail Value (?) Grades available at nearmintcards.com
1954 Blue Ribbon Jack Jacobs 1954 Blue Ribbon 1 Jack Jacobs Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, halfback Oklahoma Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1963
1954 Blue Ribbon Neill Armstrong 1954 Blue Ribbon 2 Neill Armstrong Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, coach Oklahoma State After retiring as a player, Armstrong had a long coaching career, including head coaching jobs with the Edmonton Eskimos and Chicago Bears.
1954 Blue Ribbon Lorne Benson 1954 Blue Ribbon 3 Lorne Benson Winnipeg Blue Bombers fullback
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom Casey 1954 Blue Ribbon 4 Tom Casey Winnipeg Blue Bombers tailback, defensive back Hampton Casey played for the AAFC's New York Yankess in 1948.
1954 Blue Ribbon Vinnie Drake 1954 Blue Ribbon 5 Vinnie Drake Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, defensive back Fordham
1954 Blue Ribbon Tommy Ford 1954 Blue Ribbon 6 Tommy Ford Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback
1954 Blue Ribbon Bud Grant 1954 Blue Ribbon 7 Bud Grant Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998
1954 Blue Ribbon Dick Huffman 1954 Blue Ribbon 8 Dick Huffman Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Tennessee Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1987
1954 Blue Ribbon Gerry James 1954 Blue Ribbon 9 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1954 Blue Ribbon Bud Korchak 1954 Blue Ribbon 10 Bud Korchak Winnipeg Blue Bombers flying wing, kicker
1954 Blue Ribbon Tom Lumsden 1954 Blue Ribbon 11 Tom Lumsden Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end
1954 Blue Ribbon Steve Patrick 1954 Blue Ribbon 12 Steve Patrick Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle
1954 Blue Ribbon Keith Pearce 1954 Blue Ribbon 13 Keith Pearce Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive back
1954 Blue Ribbon Jesse Thomas 1954 Blue Ribbon 14 Jesse Thomas Winnipeg Blue Bombers defensive back Michigan State Thomas played three seasons for the NFL's Baltimore Colts and one for the AFL's Los Angeles Chargers.
1954 Blue Ribbon Buddy Tinsley 1954 Blue Ribbon 15 Buddy Tinsley Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Baylor Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1982
1954 Blue Ribbon Al Wiley 1954 Blue Ribbon 16 Al Wiley Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard Western Ontario
1954 Blue Ribbon Winty Young 1954 Blue Ribbon 17 Winty Young Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard, tackle
1954 Blue Ribbon Joe Zaleski 1954 Blue Ribbon 18 Joe Zaleski Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, defensive back Dayton Zaleski was the head coach of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers from 1967 to 1969.
1954 Blue Ribbon Ron Vaccher 1954 Blue Ribbon 19 Ron Vaccher Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end
1956 Parkhurst Ed Kotowich 1956 Parkhurst 31 Ed Kotowich Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard
1956 Parkhurst Herb Gray 1956 Parkhurst 32 Herb Gray Winnipeg Blue Bombers end Texas Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983
1956 Parkhurst Cal Jones 1956 Parkhurst 33 Cal Jones Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard Iowa Outland Trophy 1955, College Hall of Fame 1980 Jones was the first African-American to win the Outland Trophy. He also placed tenth in voting for the Heisman Trophy in 1955. (See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.) Jones died in a plane crash with four members of the Saskatchewan Roughriders: Mel Becket, Mario DeMarco, Ray Syrnyk, and Gordon Sturtridge.
1956 Parkhurst Eagle Day 1956 Parkhurst 34 Eagle Day Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Mississippi
1956 Parkhurst Buddy Leake 1956 Parkhurst 35 Buddy Leake Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback, kicker Oklahoma
1956 Parkhurst Bob McNamara 1956 Parkhurst 36 Bob McNamara Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Minnesota McNamara placed tenth in voting for the 1954 Heisman Trophy. See my page of football cards of Heisman candidates.
1956 Parkhurst Bud Grant 1956 Parkhurst 37 Bud Grant Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive end Minnesota Pro Football Hall of Fame 1994, Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983, Vikings Ring of Honor 1998 Grant and Warren Moon are the only people to have been elected to both the Canadian Football Hall of Fame and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Grant also played basketball for two seasons with the Minnesota Lakers. The Lakers won the NBA Championship in 1950, at the end of his first season.
1956 Parkhurst Gord Rowland 1956 Parkhurst 38 Gord Rowland Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback
1956 Parkhurst Glenn McWhinney 1956 Parkhurst 39 Glenn McWhinney Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Error card

McWhinney's first name is misspelled "Glen" on the back of this card.
1956 Parkhurst Lorne Benson 1956 Parkhurst 40 Lorne Benson Winnipeg Blue Bombers fullback
1958 Topps CFL Willard Dewveall 1958 Topps CFL 23 Willard Dewveall Winnipeg Blue Bombers end SMU Dewveall played just one season for Winnipeg, 1958. He then played six seasons in the U.S.: two with the NFL's Chicago Bears and four with the AFL's Houston Oilers.

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1958 Topps CFL Buddy Tinsley 1958 Topps CFL 27 Buddy Tinsley Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle Baylor Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1982

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1958 Topps CFL Steve Patrick 1958 Topps CFL 32 Steve Patrick Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle

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1958 Topps CFL Gord Rowland 1958 Topps CFL 36 Gord Rowland Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback

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1958 Topps CFL Herb Gray 1958 Topps CFL 37 Herb Gray Winnipeg Blue Bombers end Texas Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983

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1958 Topps CFL Ken Ploen 1958 Topps CFL 40 Ken Ploen Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Iowa Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975

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1958 Topps CFL Gerry James 1958 Topps CFL 45 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981 James was the Canadian Player of the Year in 1954 and 1957.

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1958 Topps CFL George Druxman 1958 Topps CFL 56 George Druxman Winnipeg Blue Bombers center Portland

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1958 Topps CFL John Varone 1958 Topps CFL 74 John Varone Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Miami Florida

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1958 Topps CFL Ernie Pitts 1958 Topps CFL 78 Ernie Pitts Winnipeg Blue Bombers end Denver

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1958 Topps CFL Keith Pearce 1958 Topps CFL 88 Keith Pearce Winnipeg Blue Bombers end, defensive back

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1959 Topps CFL Norm Rauhaus 1959 Topps CFL 1 Norm Rauhaus Winnipeg Blue Bombers end Manitoba
1959 Topps CFL Cornel Piper 1959 Topps CFL 2 Cornel Piper Winnipeg Blue Bombers guard Error card

Piper's first name is misspelled "Cornell."
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1959 Topps CFL Leo Lewis 1959 Topps CFL 3 Leo Lewis Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Lincoln University Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2005 Lewis's son, Leo Lewis III, played for the Calgary Stampeders, Hamilton Tiger-Cats, Minnesota Vikings, and Cleveland Browns. Leo III appeared on a couple of 1980s Topps cards. nm+
1959 Topps CFL Roger Savoie 1959 Topps CFL 4 Roger Savoie Winnipeg Blue Bombers tackle exmt
1959 Topps CFL Jim Van Pelt 1959 Topps CFL 5 Jim Van Pelt Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Michigan nm
1959 Topps CFL Herb Gray 1959 Topps CFL 6 Herb Gray Winnipeg Blue Bombers end Texas Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1983
1959 Topps CFL Gerry James 1959 Topps CFL 7 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981 James's father, Eddie James, was also elected to the Canadian Football Hall of Fame. nm
1959 Wheaties CFL Gerry James 1959 Wheaties CFL 16 Gerry James Winnipeg Blue Bombers running back Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1981
1959 Wheaties CFL Leo Lewis 1959 Wheaties CFL 23 Leo Lewis Winnipeg Blue Bombers halfback Lincoln University Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1973, College Hall of Fame 2005
1959 Wheaties CFL Ken Ploen 1959 Wheaties CFL 35 Ken Ploen Winnipeg Blue Bombers quarterback Iowa Canadian Football Hall of Fame 1975

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